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BREAKING: Kenyan MP wambugu Ngunjiri withdraws petition to oust Chief Justice

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BY BMJ MURIITHI

Nyeri Town Member of Parliament Ngunjiri Wambugu on Friday developed cold feet and withdrew his petition seeking the ouster of Chief Justice David Maraga. Wambugu took to Twitter to explain why he was withdrawing the petition;

He wrote:

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The legislator had filed the petition with the Judicial Service Commission.

This comes hot on the heels of a statement by president Uhuru Kenyatta prevailing upon the MP to withdraw the said petition.

Addressing leaders from Central Kenya at Sagana lodge, President Kenyatta asked the MP to “to leave the Judiciary alone.”

“We have agreed to go back to the voters and go to the ballot,” he said.

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SHOCKING: PR officer collapses and dies right after press briefing-VIDEO

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A Public Relations officer suddenly passed away while addressing a press conference on Tuesday evening.

Glory Mziray, who worked for the Tanzania Forestry Services (TFS) excused herself towards the end of her address saying she was feeling unwell.

According to journalists and government officials present at the event, Mziray started off her address speaking well but her condition deteriorated towards the end.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors pronounce her dead.

“She started to become unconscious as she was taking questions from reporters and we were forced to take her out of the room so that she could get fresh air,” a reporter present at the press conference told The Citizen.

Source: SDE

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Uganda’s ruling party endorses Museveni for sixth term as President

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Uganda’s ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM) top organ has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as its flag bearer in the upcoming presidential elections.

The decision gives Museveni a shot for a sixth consecutive five-year term in office. Should he win, Museveni will have an opportunity to rule for a record four decades.

Uganda’s next presidential and general elections are two years away.

NRM party members had at a recent retreat christened President Museveni the ‘theoretician and principal strategist of the movement’.

“To emphatically recommend to the membership of the Movement and its organs that Yoweri Museveni, our leader and General of the African resistance, continues leading the Movement in 2021 and beyond as we eliminate the bottlenecks ‘to transformation’, the members noted in resolution after the retreat,” the party announced.

Asked whether the party had given Museveni the nod,  NRM spokesman said; “Exactly. That is what it means. I can only say that there is no danger in doing that. There is no law breached. This matter can continue to be sold to other party members as we get closer to the National Delegates Conference in November, this year.”

Suspicision that Museveni would seek re-elections gained momentum when he strongly supported a contentious Constitutional Amendment Bill, now law, to remove 75 years as the upper threshold age beyond which a person would be ineligible to stand for President.

The provision meant that Museveni, now 74 years old, would have been unable to contest.

Uganda Monitor

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Ugandan journalist kneels to interview President Museveni’s son

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A Ugandan journalist had to go on his knees to secure an interview with the son of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.

A photo of the journalist on his knees with a mic in hand while interviewing Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba has elicited mixed reactions online.

The photo by the Daily Monitor captured Uganda Broadcasting Corporation’s Gyakenda Semakula in an unconventional poise while interviewing the Ugandan First Son who is seated next to wife at a public function.

The incident happened at an event where Muhoozi and 65 other officers of the Ugandan Army, who were recently promoted, got decorated.

After the ceremony, Muhoozi – who has been mentioned as a possible successor to his father – officially became a Lieutenant General.

Source: Daily Monitor and Nairobi News

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